Virginia's Judicial System


Emporia General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

6th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet

Clerk


Ms Sandra Andleton Ligon

Phone/Fax


Phone: (434) 634-5400
Fax: (434) 634-0049

Clerk's Office Hours


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address


315 South Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847

General District Judges

  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain
  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr.
  • Hon. H. Lee Townsend III

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack

Court Schedule

General District Court
   Monday
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., State Police Traffic (without attorney)
   10:30 a.m., State Police Traffic and Criminal Attorney
   11:00 a.m., VASAP cases (2nd Monday only)

   Tuesday
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., Emporia Police Traffic (without attorney)
   10:30 a.m., Emporia Police Traffic Attorney
   1:00 p.m., Contested Civil
   Wednesday

   Friday
   8:30 a.m., Advisement
   9:00 a.m., Emporia Criminal
   12:30 p.m., Civil
Juvenile & Domestic Relations
   Monday
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   11:00 a.m., Attorney Cases
   12:00 p.m., Non-Attorney Cases
   2nd Friday
   9:00 a.m., Contested Custody
   3rd Wednesday
   11:00 a.m., Child Support (Non-DCSE cases will be heard first)
   12:00 p.m., Child Support


Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk; subsequent continuances granted by Judge.